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What should I do when an injection leaks out?

November 12, 2020
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Recently diagnosed, my nephew’s blood sugars are still elevated. He is taking Mixtard twice daily. What do you advise?

September 17, 2020
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My 12-year-old daughter has had elevated blood sugars. The doctor believes she may have diabetes. Is there anything we can do to prevent her diagnosis? I am currently giving her a low carbohydrate diet and checking her blood sugar four times a day

September 2, 2020
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After switching to NovoLog, I had itching and hard pump sites. I have similar issues with Novo Nordisk insulins on MDI. I could not use Afrezza either. Both my new allergist and my endocrinologist are mystified. What are your thoughts?

September 2, 2020
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After 14 years on Actrapid and Insulatard, I am switching to NovoRapid and Lantus, at the advice of my clinic. I have read that Lantus is unsafe and may be a risk for cancer. Is it safe to use?

August 25, 2020
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Taken to the Emergency Room with a racing heart and shaking, my young daughter had a low blood sugar and ketones. Her TSH was also slightly elevated. Did the elevated TSH cause the hypoglycemia or could she have ketotic hypoglycemia?

August 25, 2020
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My young daughter has had fruity smelling breath for a long time, but no other symptoms. Blood sugar checks at home are in range

August 4, 2020
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My relative with Addison’s has been experiencing blood sugars up to 14 mmol/L (252 mg/dl) and was put on metformin. Given her GAD antibody results, I wonder if she has type 1 diabetes. Are the elevated numbers from her steroids?

August 4, 2020
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After 68 years of good control, my blood sugars are elevated. Is it from the stress of the COVID-19 surge or repeated use of injection sites?

August 3, 2020
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My daughter was diagnosed with type 1 after bronchitis, steroids, and antibiotics. Though I was told the virus was the trigger, could her diagnosis have been related to chemicals used by nearby farms or any pesticides or cleaners I have used at home? How do we know how long she has had antibodies?

July 21, 2020
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